- pale greenish blue.
Origin of Nile blue
First recorded in 1880–85
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Examples from the Web for nile blue
The dark girl had a Nile-blue gown of some light material, and in style somewhat resembling the Greek.Dr. Dumany's Wife
- a pale greenish-blue colour
- (as adjective)a Nile-blue carpet